The Malinau Forestry Service and the Production Forest Management Unit (KPHP) in Malinau conducted a training for village officials and members of village forest management unit to enhance their capacity in making maps related to forest management. 17 people attended the training that carried out on 25 to 30 July 2016 in Setulang village in Malinau District, North Kalimantan.
On the training, participants improved their knowledge on how to use a compass, GPS and clinometer. Moreover, they also enhanced their capacity in field data collection and analysis. In addition, participants created a 3-dimensional map of Setulang village area.
The Head of Setulang Village, Saleh Wang, said that he will establish a survey team for mapping Setulang natural resources, such as clean water sources, existing community’s plantation, etc. Budget estimation to carry out the survey will be submitted to the village budget plan in 2017.
For further information, please contact:
Ali Mustofa, Adviser, Community Based Forest Management